To prevent and suppress rising resentment is wise and glorious, is manly and divine.
Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)
Contributed by: Zaady
And while the lamp holds out to burn, The vilest sinner may return.
Source: Hymns and Spiritual Songs. Book i. Hymn 88.
Fly, like a youthful hart or roe, Over the hills where spices grow.
Source: Hymns and Spiritual Songs. Book i. Hymn 79.
Let dogs delight to bark and bite, For God hath made them so; Let bears and lions growl and fight, For 't is their nature too.
Source: Song xvi.
Earth, thou great footstool of our God, who reigns on high; thou fruitful source of all our raiment, life, and food; our house, our parent, and our nurse.
The tall, the wise, the reverend head Must lie as low as ours.
Source: Hymns and Spiritual Songs. Book ii. Hymn 63.
Kind words toward those you daily meet, Kind words and actions right, Will make this life of ours most sweet, Turn darkness into night.
'T is the voice of the sluggard; I heard him complain, "You have wak'd me too soon, I must slumber again."
Source: The Sluggard.
I have been there, and still would go; 'T is like a little heaven below.
Source: Divine Songs. Song xxviii.
Hush, my dear, lie still and slumber! Holy angels guard thy bed! Heavenly blessings without number Gently falling on thy head.
Source: A Cradle Hymn.
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